NNELL asked its members to provide information about their sessions at ACTFL. Click the button below to see the sessions that were submitted. Come out and support your NNELL colleagues!

NNELL’s Official Sessions

The NNELL Networking Breakfast

sponsored by our generous friends at EMC School 

Saturday, 11/17, 7:30 AM – 9:00 a.m.

Ernest Morial Convention Center, Room R09

Join early language educators for networking, raffle prizes, and an inspiring keynote address by Gregg Roberts. “Mainstreaming Dual Language Immersion,” shows how DLI provides opportunities for ALL students to become multilingual and develop intercultural competency. Sponsored by EMC Schools. Admission by ticket only – no tickets sold on site.

NNELL Panel: “Comparing Language Outcomes in Elementary Program Models”

Saturday, 11/17, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Ernest Morial Convention Center, Room 208

Join experienced elementary educators as they explore language program outcomes and future directions for successful K-8 program models. The panel will engage the audience in a lively discussion, using student outcome data, to explore optimal program models for the 21st century. Bring your questions and observations!


Nathan Lutz, NNELL PResident


Christine Brown, U.S. Department of State
Helena Curtain, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Emerita)
Mary Lynn Redmond, Wake Forest University

Ms. Nancy Rhodes, Center for Applied Linguistics